| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:30 PM
NEW YORK — "Newtown 911, what's the location of your emergency?"
The voice on the other end shook with fear.
"Sandy Hook school," the woman said. "I think there's somebody shooting in here."
It was the first call received by police in Newtown,...
| Apr 12, 2013
From his stove, Nelson Algren saw a dark shape stumble out of the bar across Wabansia Avenue. It teetered once, then slumped under the Nectar Beer sign, sizzling neon in the bitter February cold. Eight degrees, an army fatigue jacket, and too many shots...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:13 PM
At a moment when the world is transfixed by bloody political dramas unspooling in Egypt and Syria, a book about business start-ups in the Arab world might seem poorly timed.
But many of the same social and technological factors behind the region's...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:22 PM
I am sure you've getting this question a lot lately, but, if Manti Te'o falls to the Bears in the first round of the draft, should they make him Brian Urlacher's heir apparent? -- Donald Tursman, Los Angeles
If you are asking if I would eliminate Te'o...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Bigfoot has been spotted in northern Dauphin County, that is according to a Lykens resident who claims the creature damaged his RV. State police were called to the 400 block of Division Street in Lykens for a report of criminal mischief.
John Reed, of...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 5:08 PM
The story of the nonprofit CEO who solicits charity while raking in a giant salary is, by now, becoming a Central Florida cliché.
There was NorthStar High School in Orange County, which was a miserable failure academically but paid its principal $824,000...
| Oct 10, 2010
The increasingly contentious Nevada Senate race between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his ultra-conservative Republican opponent, Sharron Angle, took an ugly turn last week when the candidates accused each other of going easy on child molesters ...
| Oct 5, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Democratic gubernatorial nominee/Florida CFO Alex Sink joined former Republican gubernatorial candidate/Florida attorney general Bill McCollum –and a high-profile roster of other local and state officials, academicians and medical executives–...
| Oct 28, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Good jobs news. The number of new claims for unemployment benefits dropped to its lowest level in three months, but it didn't help markets jittery about the economy and the Federal Reserve's response. Fast and loose at the Fed. PIMCO's......
| Nov 7, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Oregon held the top spot in this week's USA Today coaches' and Associated Press college football polls, but the bigger news was down below. Texas Christian jumped Boise State in both indexes, while Auburn moved ahead of Boise State in......
| Oct 16, 2011
| 4:36 AM
Before the injury to QB John Brantley, freshman Jacoby Brissett had been in position to redshirt. Offensive coordinator Charlie Weis said in the week leading up to Brissett's first start that it was a consideration. Now, neither freshman QB will be...